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. the president pro tempore: the senator from illinois. mr. durbin: mr. president, the state of nevada was admitted to the union in 1864. since 1864 there have been 25 senators in its 148-year history. today harry mason reid becomes the longest-serving member of congress in the history of the state of nevada. senator reid was elected to the u.s. house of representatives the same year that i was elected, in 1982, and became a member of the house in 1983. he became a member of the united states senate in 1987. he has served with great distinction in both houses of congress, serving his state of nevada. and today is the highest-ranking democrat in the united states senate serving as its majority leader. i would dare say, mr. president, that you and i will probably not really know anything about the town of searchlight, nevada, were it not for harry reid. harry reid has told us so many stories of his youth and his background in that tiny town and what brought him to this station in life today. i almost feel if there were a town or high school reunion i could attend it with harry and look a
shown signs of dementia was discovered by police in nevada county. investigators say he left his elk grove home mon without his medication. >> at that point we saw it reached the level of contacting chp to have a silver alert issued. >> silver alerts are not for every missing senior. the person must be in danger because of from age, physical or mental health -- or their age, physical or mental health. unlike an amber alert used for children. a silver alert will not put signs on state highways. >>> new details are emerging about a lawsuit filed by pennsylvania's governor against the ncaa. the 43-page complaint filed this morning seeks to vacate the harsh penalties handed down to penn state university in the wake of the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. the sanctions include a $60 million fine and a four-year bowl ban. at a news conference this morning, he said the punishments were essentially a power play and they were unlawful and overreaching. >> these sanctions did not punish sandusky nor did they punish the others who have been criminally charged. rather, they push the past, the p
and everything that's occurred in southern nevada has been with colorado river water. without it, the west as you know it today couldn't exist. narrator: to sustain their growing community with its limited supply, las vegas learned to be extremely efficient. mulroy: this is a desert, and it has its own beauty, but you have to get beyond what you're used to. as long as people recognize they're moving to the desert and give up this notion that they have to bring eastern vegetation with them and make the necessary adaptations in their own life, desert communities can continue to live. man: the biggest water user in the desert is turf. turf uses a lot of irrigation and uses spray irrigation, so what we've done here is use artificial turf. you're never going to be able to achieve the look of back east or the look of, say, california, with subtropical plants, but our landscapes are still lush and use about 30% of what the subtropical landscape with turf would use. las vegas has adopted a drought tolerant ordinance. we're using less water today than we used five years ago, despite over 300,000 new resid
reservation. she is piute and went to her home. where is her home? >> [inaudible] >> in earring ton nevada. we went there once and she has a beautiful house and live there is and now she is even running for the council of her tribe. laverne was going to surprise me and be here this evening, but she had an outbreak of one of her illnesses. her foot started to bleed and now she has to be on crutches for a while, so she had to turn in her plane ticket and her taxi fare, but otherwise she would have been here tonight and many of us know laverne and we would like to say a prayer that she gets better soon and can come and see us. this is for laverne. yes. please let's clap our hands for laverne. [applause] >> thank you. laverne roberts was honored here in this space two years ago. thank you laverne. and i think i can say a lot more about being indian and how much i am proud to be indian. i did work in the school district for more than 20 years, and the people that i work with they still call me up and tell me their troubles, and ask for help sometimes, but thank you very much for all of
, esto como consecuencia de las fuertes nevadas que se estan desarrollando en el centro y sur del pais... sin embargo, hasta ahora esperamos solo abundante nubosidad la cual se ira despejando a partir de maÑana... actualmente tenemos una temperatura de 45 grados con viento en calma y cielo mayormente nublado...esta noche mayormente nublado con viento en calma yna una temperatura minima de 35 grados...para maÑa esperamos un cambio en las condiciones atmosfericas, pero atencion porque a pesar de que tendremos cielos mayormente soleados y viento en calma... la temperatura estara bastante fria entre 35-38 grados como maximas... las condiciones estaran mejorando gradualmente y seria para el fin de semana cuando esperamos maximas de 45 grados... y si comio demasiado durante esta epoca festiva... a continuacion la doctora maritza fuentes les tiene importantes consejos! no se vaya que ya regresamos!!! el reflujo gastrico es un problema de salud que se agudiza en esta epoca... ya que entre fiesta y fiesta, muchas veces no medimos lo que comemos.. a continuacion la doctora martiza fuentes nos
around california, nevada even oregon it is quiet right now. temperature is 38 at tahoe. 42 at yosemite. mid 50s around the coast and low to mid-60s down to southern california. >>> new this morning, the new year will bring new light go to a town in marin county. marin wood is getting energy efficient street lights. 242 of the 291 lights will be replaced. it's part of a plan to save electricity and taxpayer money. the services district manager says it could save the district more than $2900 a year. >>> the 49ers may have new kicker in the playoffs. they signed a new player yesterday. it follows david akers missing two more field goals on sunday. fortunately we won, but he had 69% this season. akers may have open competition for the kicking job. >> two teams meet tonight. they are the warriors and the los angeles clippers. the teams are more known for losing than winning. in the past 21 years, they have made the playoffs just six times combined. but this year it is different. clippers who had 17 game winning streak snapped last night have the best record in the league and four games bett
principal and school superintendent in nevada. richard's passion lies in advancing educational equity and opportunity for all and we are very lucky to have him here with us here in san francisco. our superintendent of schools, richard karunda >> melinda, thank you so much for that wonderful introduction. i want to welcome you all to a sunny september morning in san francisco, i hope you have your sun block and i also want to welcome home our lieutenant governor, our former mayor, gachb newsom. it's good to see you, sir. yesterday was a really powerful experience for us in san francisco. we've made a commitment that by the end of october every 6th through 12th grader in san francisco city public schools will have had the opportunity to see bully and not only view that documentary but also go through a rich can urriculum from our teachers understanding the lessons from that movie. we all know a movie in and of itself doesn't make a difference, but i will tell you, we didn't start our approach to understanding it with the movie bully. we're very proud 234 san francisco that we have h
nevada, en el norte de china, pasajeros estuvieron atrapados en los vehicÚlos mÁs de una hora, en medio de temperaturas de verdadera congelaciÓn. >>> entra en vigor miles de leyes en diferentes estados del paÍs, es importante conocerlas, algunas afectan a la comunidad hispana, regresamos con esto. ♪. ♪. ♪. >>> bueno, con la llegada del 2013 entraron en vigor miles de leyes, en illinois california, no se pueden pedir claves o perfiles de facebook o twitter para decidir de la contrataciÓn, muchas leyes afectan a la comunidad hispana, por eso, marÍa antonieta collins dice por quÉ es importate conocerlas. >>> son miles nuevas leyes que rigen desde ayer de norte a sur en la uniÓn americana, estado por estado, muchos con gran poblaciÓn hispana. >>> el pÚblico tiene la obligaciÓn de darse cuenta en los estados de quÉ manera los afecta a ellos directamente. >>> la lista es larga, si es motociclista en illinois y circula levantando la llanta delantera, lo multarÁn con mil dÓlares. >>> ante todo protege a gente que maneja motocicletas, que ponen sus vidas en peligro al hacer pir
for the president and that's the difference in florida, virginia, colorado and nevada, other states impacted as well. romney took white males and independents by significant margins, but when you bunch it altogether, when you bunch it up, it was an entitlement vote this year. american families earning less than $30,000 a year broke big for the president, 62% to 35. so it's clear to left wing ideology did not win the day for mr. obama, big spending did, many in the media would have us believe that liberal ideology was confirmed by this election, it was not. however, however, secularism is certainly eroding traditional power, no question about it. those americans who attend religious services at least once a week, voted for romney, 59-39. the religious is on at decline. despite the presidential controversial insistence that some catholic entities provide birth control and after-pills, catholics supported obama 50-48. down from 2008, but still a surprise to some. only about 30% of american catholics now attend weekly mass. you can see the impact of creeping secularism on the religious vote. on paper th
. that was a difference in florida, virginia, colorado, and nevada. other states were impacted as well.ol romney took white males and independents by significant margins. when you punch it all up together. when you bunch it up, it was anhe entitlement vote this year. american families earning less than $30,000 a year broke big for the president. 62% to 35. so it's clear that left wing ideology did not win the day for barack obama. big spending on federal programs did. that's the key. because many in the media would have us believe liberal ideology was confirmedve by this election. it was not.ol however, however. secularism is certainly eroding traditional power. no question about it. those americans who attend religious services at least once a week voted for romney 59 to 39. the problem is church-going is is on the decline in this country. here is an example. despite the president's controversial insistence that some catholic entities provide birth control and after pills, catholics supported obama 50% to 48%. down from 2008 but still a surprise to some. but only only about 30% of american catholics
writes bob in nevada. you often encourage home gamers to do their homework. i dvr every episode of "mad money," and i don't recall you specifying what you suggest should be involved in doing our homework. my version is listen to every word on "mad money" and check price movements in charts. what else do you suggest we do? first of all, here is what you do with "mad money." i wrote a whole book on that. that's the starter. you hear a stock that you like. you decide you want to get to know it. you go to the website. the websites have almost everything these days. you read about the last few quarters. you know what i like? i like to read the annual report. then i like to call up what the analysts are saying. i like to see what can be in the pipe. i like to see how the dividend is. these are all part of the process long before i would ever think of pulling the trigger and by the way i always like to think what would make me sell if if they miss certain things or did certain things and the stock went up and a lot of things for homework and it all starts with the website. here is one from tra
, dividend paying gold companies like franklin and nevada, ect., are attractive. >> franklin nevada, one of your picks. you are not buying the blocks of gold. you are going out, buying stocks. are you looking at the miners? what are you looking at in particular in the stock world? >> coming back to buying dividend paying tokes is key. gold should be # 5% to 10% waiting in a portfolio. don't buy it to get rich. it's basically an insurance on portfolio. 5% on good quality jewelry, gone up dramatically in five years, and good quality dividend paying stocks in companies growing the balance sheet. >> frank, thanks for the tips. >> thank you. >> that means you should buy your wife some fine gold. >> yeah. why not some bling. do they still say "bling" these days? probably not. i'm just old school. time for stock z -- stocks now like every 15 minutes. nicole? still up above 200 for the positive side on the dow. >> that's right. old school is not a bad thing. dow jones industrial up 215 points now, a great day on wall street, up arrows, s&p 5 # 00 up 1.75%, techs up 1.3%. small caps at new high,
. i'm bill hemmer, welcome to big welcome back to you. arthel: i'm arthel nevada ver arthel neville in for martha maccallum. republicans that opposed the fiscal cliff deal said we need more spending cuts from the president and seem to signal that more taxes are on the table. bill: ed is with us. happy new year to you as well. what is the hidden story in this. ed? >> reporter: the hidden story is in order to pay for all the spending. the dots don't add up to anything. if you look at every decision this administration has made since he was initially elected none of it adds up to new jobs and the economy growing. what it does add up to is how do we pay for all of this spending? the way we'll pay for it is a silent killer, it is called printing of money that makes the cost of everything go up. in a weird way, in a facts you'll way rising costs are also a tax on everybody. bill: we've been printing money for a while. you're suggesting that continues. what is the effect of that,ed? >> that means that more people will have less money in their pockets. it doesn't mean if you're lower income
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